Tag: Punk

Squalus – “Flesh, Bone, And Rubber” Premiere and The Great Fish… Review

There’s a reason we don’t have an ape, tiger, snake or buzzard week: despite a deep admiration for a large portion of Earth’s animals that are lucky enough to avoid our grocery stores, the greater

Bonehunter – Sexual Panic Human Machine Review

After a number of EPs, splits and demos (and one minor lineup tweak), Bonehunter finally released their debut LP (must have been highly anticipated), Evil Triumphs Again, in 2015. That album, although by no means perfect, set the

Succumb – Succumb Review

Many moons ago, a friend of mine convinced me to give a strange blend of juice from an eclectic little grocery store in a weird little neighborhood near my work a month-long try for supposed

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Wolfbrigade – Run With The Hunted Review

It’s no secret that the heavier side of punk rock owes much of its early origins not only to the United Kingdom but also to Sweden. It was among the cold ruins of Scandinavia that

Bill + Phil – Songs of Darkness and Despair Review

“Bill” is Bill Mosely, noted horror movie icon. Bill is no stranger to music, having previously collaborated with Buckethead on a project called Cornbugs; he also has a solo album entitled Spider Mountain. He wrote

Hazzard’s Cure – Smoke Iron Plunder Review

Look, I get it: You don’t like to have fun anymore. No one does. Politics suck, the weather sucks, your rent/mortgage sucks, your job sucks, the universe sucks. Why, just the other day I saw

The Mass – Ghost Fleet Review

Those unfamiliar with how a gig like this typically works might benefit from discovering that most of us make it to around the first of December before pulling the plug on basically everything in order

Martyrdod – List Review

Two years ago, Martyrdöd’s Eldopp very rightly found its way into many a year-end list, including Last Rites’ staff-wide Top 25 and a top ten spot on my personal list, placings that were each rightfully

Alaric – End Of Mirrors Review

Unless you’ve been living under a very modern bridge that’s not at all gothic lately, you’ve noticed an intense resurgence in the post-punk, goth-rock, deathrock camp over the last five years or so. If you’re

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Victims – Sirens Review

Swedes have forever been at the forefront of the d-beat movement, taking inspiration from the incomparably influential Discharge with bands like Rude Kids, KSMB (En Slemmig Torsk), Missbrukarna and Mob 47 (to name a few). Historically, the Swedish